TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based set of teamwork tools designed to optimize patient outcomes through the improvement of communication and teamwork skills among healthcare simulation professionals. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the U.S. Department of Defense developed TeamSTEPPS in the mid-2000s with healthcare organizations in mind. Today, TeamSTEPPS offers a 2.5-day train-the-trainer [...]
Today a full article entitled “Improved Multi-Professional Teamwork through Trauma Team Simulation Training Feedback” from Puotiniemi Annukka, Tinnilä Susanna, and Jokela Jorma of Laurea University of Applied Sciences and the Finnish National Defense University in Finland. According to the study, trauma team simulation training is important for developing competence skills in a multiprofessional team. Research shows [...]
A newly released book from our friend Suzanne Gordon and coauthors David Feldman, MD and Michael Leonard, MD. Suzanne is the coauthor of “Beyond the Checklist: What Else Health Care Can Learn from Aviation Teamwork and Safety” (click the link to read my book review), and coeditor of “First, Do Less Harm”, both from Cornell. She [...]
IPSS, or the International Pediatric Simulation Society, is providing a free webinar on May 27th 17:00 GMT (UTC: 0), on the topic of The Use of Simulation for Evaluating Interventions that Support Collaborative Teamwork, presented by Dr. Randall Burd.
Description of the webinar: In this webinar, Dr. Burd will present the use of simulation as [...]